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by Jack_H
Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Just a little announcement that www.andherethewheel.co.nz has gone pirate! Space pirate that is. I'd like to introduce the Garry Pirate Clan, the protagonists in my novel Elite:And Here The Wheel. Come on over and check out the new digs, learn about the history of the Garry Clan and then join up and...
by Jack_H
Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:16 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi everyone, Been a while since I posted updates here. I've been busy. And Here The Wheel is now being published by Fantastic Books, the same publisher as Drew, and just last night I finished the 'Beta' version of the story which all the 'Proofer' pledgers from my Indiegogo campaign should now have ...
by Jack_H
Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:33 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi Everyone

This weeks update focuses on how to show emotion around the climax of the novel. When the stakes are higher you need to make the emotion stronger too, How? Check it out at www.andherethewheel.co.nz.

All the usual progress metrics included as well.

Thanks,

John.
by Jack_H
Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:33 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi everyone, This week's update is live over at www.andherethewheel.co.nz The usual metrics and updates are up, along with a continuation of the backstory conversation. Also, this weeks 'edittation' involves guns :) I've been talking about writing skills for a while now. Is this of interest to every...
by Jack_H
Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi Everyone, Haven't posted here in a while, but I've still been regularly updating the website. This week I continue my discussion of backstory and what it means to a novel. My normal metrics and updates are included as always. Now that I am editing the novel I have been doing an 'edittation' (Yes ...
by Jack_H
Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:25 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi everyone A Big Big Update this week on the website. A lot of things are happening. I show an example of prose before and after editing. Does it get better? You be the judge. I discuss the podcast, my next newsletter (yes it is coming) and I also go through some suggestions for making your writing...
by Jack_H
Mon May 20, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi Everyone

Another Monday update and this one is a biggie. I am back into the swing of things and I have a lot of ground to cover: Ships in Elite:Dangerous, my editing process and how the podcasts are going.

Come on over to www.andherethewheel.co.nz and check it out.

Thanks,

John
by Jack_H
Mon Apr 22, 2013 1:47 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hello fellow Commanders.

This weeks update is up: http://wp.me/p32OwJ-6E

The finish line is right in front of me. I talk about my anguish and my plan moving forward. I also talk about the novel's centerpiece and touch on a few of the normal subjects.

Thanks for dropping by.

John
by Jack_H
Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:28 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Progress Report 15/4/13 'Time to Jonty Up'
Replies: 3
Views: 3933

Re: Progress Report 15/4/13 'Time to Jonty Up'

Thanks guys. Can't see what how I screwed it up because It's been fixed (thanks!) But I'll be extra careful next time.

Thanks,

John
by Jack_H
Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:00 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Progress Report 15/4/13 'Time to Jonty Up'
Replies: 3
Views: 3933

Progress Report 15/4/13 'Time to Jonty Up'

Hi everyone Just dropping a line about the latest update for http://www.andherethewheel.co.nz . I talk about novel progress including the usual word counts and I talk a bit about drabbling and how I am overcoming the changes to my story as required by Frontier Developments. Late last week I also pub...
by Jack_H
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:26 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi Everyone Another weekly update and this is a bumper one. Before this project I had a plan in place with specific timeframes. How is the plan faring after two months of writing? I review the plan and look to the future. I also discuss a couple of questions I have been asking Frontier Developments....
by Jack_H
Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:41 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi all A double heads up today: 1) Another weekly update on the website and 2)I've started a podcast about the journey of 'And Here The Wheel' and this is available on itunes and my website. The podcast is called 'Commander's Log'. Two episodes so far, a third coming up at the end of this week. Chee...
by Jack_H
Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:00 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi everyone.

Another update over at www.andherethewheel.co.nz. The weekly progress report as well as a look at how I handle writing scenes about the Epsilon Eridani system when there are little confirmed specifics to go off.

Enjoyi!

-John
by Jack_H
Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi Everyone

Another post on the website www.andherethewheel.co.nz. Not about the novel per se, I'm looking back at my Indiegogo Campaign to see what lessons I have learnt.

Cheers

John
by Jack_H
Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:52 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)
Replies: 28
Views: 19143

Re: Elite:Dangerous ". . .And here the Wheel" (NOVEL)

Hi everyone.

Another update on the site: www.andherethewheel.co.nz.

I've been told to keep some secrets and my characters don't have names, but I'm pushing on anyway.

Cheers

John